Explosion At Apartment Complex Injures Man

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs police say a man trying to make hash oil with a butane torch in his bathroom caused an explosion that significantly damaged his apartment.

Police say the man left the Grandview Apartment before they arrived on Saturday, but authorities said he was found later and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the investigation is continuing and no arrests have been made.

Investigators say the man was using the torch to make the oil in his bathroom.

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